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Classical North India

DURATION
17 days
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£2295.00
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Visit best classical sites of North India

DURATION 17 days
FROM £2295.00
STYLECulture
LOCATIONS Delhi  Jaipur  Agra  Gwalior  Orchha  Khajuraho  Varanasi  Lucknow 

A perfect introduction to the rich historical and cultural past of India. This cultural journey reveals the highlights of the fascinating and enigmatic region of North India. Start by exploring the bustling and contrasting Old and New Delhi, Continue your journey in the pink city of Jaipur- exploring the Mughal sights and the local bazaars (markets) before arriving in Agra- home to the world famous Taj Mahal. Next explore the rustic charm of Gwalior fort and Orchha Palace. Journey on to the sacred citiies of Varanasi and Khajuraho, famed for its extraordinary temples carvings. No two places on this interesting tour are alike, and together they span many centuries of Indian history and form the backdrop to landmark events such as the birth of Buddhism, Mughal invasion and rule, epic Rajput battles and British imperialism.

You can take this tour as is or use it as a starting point to create your own tailor made cultural tour to India.

AVAILABLE FROM:

Throughout the year. Best time to travel is October to April

BEST FOR:

Culture, History, Couples

ITINERARY DETAILS

DAY 1: In transit

Overnight flight to Delhi

DAY 2: Delhi - Oberoi Maidens

Transfer to your hotel. Sightseeing of New Delhi with your private guide visiting Qutab Minar, India Gate, Parliament House. First of two nights here.

DAY 3: Delhi - Oberoi Maidens

Explore the sights in Old Delhi including visit to Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk and Red Fort. Spend the afternoon exploring or shopping with your chauffer car.

DAY 4: Jaipur - Trident Jaipur

Morning drive to Jaipur. Evening at leisure. First of two nights in Jaipur.

DAY 5: Jaipur - Trident Jaipur

Full day sightseeing visiting Amber Fort, City Palace & Jantar Mantar.

DAY 6: Agra - Trident

Drive to Agra enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri- a World Heritage site. First of two nights in Agra.

DAY 7: Agra - Trident

An early morning with a visit to the Taj Mahal at sunrise. Later explore Agra Fort and the Itmad-ud-daula with your private guide.

DAY 8: Gwalior - Usha Kiran Palace

Drive to Gwalior. Explore Gwalior Fort and old palaces with exquisitely carved doorways and windows. Overnight stay in Gwalior.

DAY 9: Orchha - Orchha Resort

Drive to Orchha. Visit the Orchha palace and the local temples. Overnight stay in Orchha.

DAY 10: Khajuraho - Taj Chandela Khajuraho

Drive to Khajuraho. Afternoon sightseeing of Khajuraho. First of two nights in Khajuraho.

DAY 11: Khajuraho - Taj Chandela Khajuraho

Visit to the famous temples with your private guide.

DAY 12: Varanasi - Taj Gateway

Visit to the famous temples with your private guide.

DAY 13: Varanasi - Taj Gateway

At dawn boat ride on the holy river Ganges amidst hectic religious activity followed by a walking tour of the old city, followed by visit to Sarnath.

DAY 14: Lucknow - Vivanta by Taj

Morning at leisure. Afternoon train for Lucknow. First of two nights in Lucknow.

DAY 15: Lucknow - Vivanta by Taj

Sightseeing of city of Lucknow with your private guide.

DAY 16: Delhi - Oberoi Maidens

Fly back to Delhi. Transfer to your hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 17: Depart Delhi

Fly back home

INCLUSIONS AND EXCLUSIONS

WHATS INCLUDED

  • Accommodation on bed and breakfast basis in double room
  • All Transfers in private chauffer driven air-conditioned car
  • Sightseeing with private guide
  • Entrance fees to places of interest
  • International flights from London. Regional departures possible

WHATS EXCLUDED

  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Visa
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Gratuities and tips

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